They turned around and found a man standing on the floor in the center of the cave, who bowed very politely when he saw he had attracted their attention.
Prince Andrew introduced his protege, but Prince Dolgorukov politely and firmly pressing his hand said nothing to Boris and, evidently unable to suppress the thoughts which were uppermost in his mind at that moment, addressed Prince Andrew in French.
Cynthia politely suggested leaving the smelly collection outside and no one objected.
Jule wound his way through the crowd, smiling politely at the women who placed manicured hands on his arm to stop him.
To this gentleman, Stubb was now politely introduced by the Guernsey-man, who at once ostentatiously put on the aspect of interpreting between them.
Although Prince Vasili listened reluctantly and not very politely to the elderly lady, even betraying some impatience, she gave him an ingratiating and appealing smile, and took his hand that he might not go away.
The demand was politely but firmly refused, and Bismarck, judging that the moment had come for applying the match to the powder magazine, published an edited version of the telegram from the king describing the episode, a version which without the addition of a single word turned the refusal into an insult.
Donnie responded with nods, smiles and gestures while Fred and Dean, scrunched into the back seat, politely listened.
He politely applauded Martha's bravery and pontificated a bit about the dangers of investigating abandoned mines, but the expected sparkle wasn't there.
So they politely bade him good day, and went back to the outer cavern to resume their journey.